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Spending crores on promotion doesn’t guarantee success: Panda


August 31st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda, whose second film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" has released Friday withou too much of publicity, says splurging money ... Read more...

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‘Jalpari’ not a serious film: Nila Madhab Panda


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Director Nila Madhab Panda, known for "I Am Kalam", says his forthcoming movie "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid", based on the issue of female foeticide, is ... Read more...

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In a new trend, ‘Women are giving up mirrors’


August 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Women are now starting to embrace the new trend of “fasting on mirrors”. This is a trend that involves the women stopping to look at themselves ... Read more...

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Big B enjoyed Indian theme at book launch


August 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, known for rediscovering and reviving ancient Indian arts such as chikan and zardosi, launched their book "India Fantastique", ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brazil winger Lucas helps Sao Paulo win 3-0


August 19th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain-bound winger Lucas Moura was on the scoresheet as Sao Paulo defeated Ponte Preta 3-0 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Rogerio Ceni opened the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gujral’s ‘Nirvana’ an ode to women’s inner beauty (With Images)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Jewellery designer Alpana Gujral has launched her new collection "Nirvana" and says that each piece will help in enhancing women's inner beauty."My collection 'Nirvana' is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fred on target for Fluminense in Brazilian Serie A


August 16th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazil international and former Lyon star Fred scored his ninth goal of the Brazilian Serie A season as Fluminense drew 1-1 away to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mukherjee greets Zardari on Pakistan’s Independence Day


August 14th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the people and the government of Pakistan on their Independence Day and said the progress in their bilateral dialogue ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Giving others better than receiving, says study


August 13th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) "We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give," former British prime minister Winston Churchill is known to have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Artist uses trash to create `art with a conscience’


July 18th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 18 (IANS/EFE) For Mexican-born Leticia Rodarte, trash is a diamond in the rough from which she extracts materials to create "art with a conscience", works that she exhibits ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former Bengal governor thanks Mamata for mooting his name


July 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Former West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi whose name was mooted by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the post of the country's vice president, has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

France coach Laurent Blanc resigns


July 1st, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French coach Laurent Blanc has left his job after refusing an extension to his contract, which expires Sunday, the French Football Federation said.France lost 2-0 ... Read more...

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‘Faces prompt us to form complex judgements’


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) People make complex judgements about a person just by looking at the face, based on a number of factors that go beyond race and gender, says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mellberg rues cheap goals as Sweden exit


June 16th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden defender Olof Mellberg lamented the cheap goals that saw Sweden's elimination from the Euro 2012 Football Championship after two defeats in as many games.Mellberg ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women-centric films reflect changing society: Vidya


May 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Vidya Balan Wednesday said women-centric films reflected the fact that women were taking centre-stage in various walks of life."I think women are taking ... Read more...

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Germany to give $190 mn to Afghanistan after 2014


May 17th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Germany will give 150 million euros ($190 million) worth of cash aid to Afghanistan a year after international peacekeeping forces pull out on schedule in 2014 ... Read more...

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Hyderabad, Chandigarh to have British deputy high commissions


May 16th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Britain will set up two new deputy high commissions in India -- in Hyderabad and Chandigarh -- to deepen its ties with the country, British ... Read more...

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NGO moves apex court against curtailed RTI access, high fee


May 16th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) An NGO Tuesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking the quashing of the rules framed by the Allahabad High Court restricting access to information under the ... Read more...

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MPs should live up to standards of founding fathers: Sonia


May 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) MPs should live up to the ideals of the founding fathers of the constitution, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Sunday, adding the 60th anniversary ... Read more...

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BJP slams Sonia Gandhi’s comments


May 9th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed as a reflection of the Congress's frustration its party chief Sonia Gandhi's statement that it had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US oil price edges up


April 25th, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 25 (IANS) The US crude oil price edged up Tuesday as market sentiment rose due to solid corporate earnings.A weakening dollar, which dipped about 0.2 percent against ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman, Priya Dutt to judge Women Awards 2012


March 13th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Veteran actress Zeenat Aman, Congress MP Priya Dutt and designer Nandita Mahtani will be among the judges of the first edition of Women Awards 2012, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Special 3D stage highlight of Star Parivaar Awards


March 10th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) It was a grand set -- made like a fort. But the stage of the star-studded Star Parivaar Awards 2012 looked mesmerising with special 3D projections ... Read more...

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Rahul to blame if Congress performs badly: BJP


March 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should get all the blame if his party does badly in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Singer Aretha Franklin clears the air about her comments on Cissy Houston


February 24th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Aretha Franklin claims that the media misrepresented recent comments that she made about Whitney Houston’s upbringing. During a recent appearance on “The Today Show,” Franklin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

HP posts decline of quarterly profit, sales


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) Information technology multinational corporation Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reported that its profit dropped nearly 44 percent in the most recent quarter, with sales also declining. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. The period is one of the most solemn on the calendar of Christians. Fasting and praying is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shakira attacked by sea lion


February 15th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Pop star Shakira was attempting to take a picture of a sea lion, which thought her mobile phone was a fish and attacked her. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Frank Buckley builds a house of shredded notes


January 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A jobless artist in Ireland has built a home with 1.4 billion Euros of shredded notes. Frank Buckley got the notes from the Irish treasury and he ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘No politics behind order to cover Mayawati statues’


January 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Monday said its decision to order covering of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's statues and the Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) poll ... Read more...

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Congress differs with Digvijay, says Batla encounter genuine


January 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it backed the government's view that the Batla House shootout case cannot be reopened as the incident was genuine. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No policy paralysis in government, stresses Chidambaram (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Brushing away as "absurd and patently untenable" the view that a policy paralysis has gripped the government, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Women fall sick more often than men


January 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Women may visit doctors more often than men because they fall sick more often. They are more likely to suffer from arthritis, mental disorders and muscular ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Black flags to PM not at our behest: Team Anna


January 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Team Anna Sunday denied involvement of its members in showing black flags to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit to the Golden Temple ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thailand flood: Honda to scrap over 1,000 cars


December 28th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 28 (IANS) Honda Automobile (Thailand) has kicked off a programme to scrap a total of 1055 cars that were affected by the flood in its plant in central ... Read more...

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